We remember John Biggar

We remember John Biggar

Timeline

Timeline

1883
sibling Teresa Biggar Source:5483836 1883
1886
sibling Alice Biggar Source:5483836 1886
1888
birth Leith United Kingdom Source:5491562 Source:5483814 17th May 1888
1888
location 26 xxxxxxx Place, Leith United Kingdom parents address Source:5491562 21st May 1888
1891
dates Age 2 Source:5483836 1891
1895
sibling Helena Kate Biggar Source:5483835 1895
1896
sibling Margaret Shanisa Biggar Source:5483835 1896
1898
sibling Annie Biggar Source:5483835 1898
1901
employment Scholar Edinburgh United Kingdom Source:5483835 1901
1910
marriage Jessie Biggar Gilbert Source:5491572 29th April 1910
1910
marriage Jessie Gilbert Source:5491572 29th April 1910
1910
location 39 Rosemount Buildings, Edinburgh United Kingdom their own address Source:5491572 3rd May 1910
1910
employment Printers machineman Unknown Leith United Kingdom Source:5491572 3rd May 1910
1915
enlistment Edinburgh United Kingdom Source:5483794 10th December 1915
1916
service British Army Private 251291 Royal Scots Fusiliers Source:5483794 30th May 1916 - 19th April 1917
1916
service British Army Private 3931 Royal Scots Fusiliers Source:5484129 1916
1916
dates Age 27 Source:5484129 1916
1917
events Embraked Embarkation Devonport United Kingdom Left with unit on active service Source:8666371 12th January 1917
1917
events Disembarked Disembarkation Alexandria Egypt Source:8666371 27th January 1917
1917
events Transfer Transferred El Arish Egypt Source:8666371 3rd February 1917
1917
service British Army Private 251291 Royal Scots Source:5483814 19th April 1917
location 15 Rosemount Buildings, Edinburgh United Kingdom their own address Source:5483826
service British Army Source:5484124
service British Army Private Royal Scots Fusiliers Source:5483814
theatres Egypt :4 Source:5483814
service British Army Private 251291 1/4th Royal Scots Source:5484129
service British Army Private 251291 1st/4th Royal Scots Source:5484124
marriage Jessie Biggar Source:5483826
1917
death Source:7331515 19th April 1917
burial Gaza War Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Source:7331515

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names John
Initials J
Last Name Biggar
Source 337498
First Names John
Initials J
Last Name Biggar
Source 5484129
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
15 Rosemount Buildings, Edinburgh United Kingdom their own address
26 xxxxxxx Place, Leith United Kingdom parents address known 21st May 1888
39 Rosemount Buildings, Edinburgh United Kingdom their own address known 3rd May 1910
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 3931 Royal Scots Fusiliers Private
British Army Royal Scots Fusiliers Private
British Army 251291 Royal Scots Private
British Army
British Army 251291 1st/4th Royal Scots Private
British Army 251291 1/4th Royal Scots Private
British Army 251291 Royal Scots Fusiliers Private
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Margaret Ann Biggar mother
Thomas Robinson Biggar father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Alice Biggar sister 1886
Teresa Biggar sister 1883
Annie Biggar sister 1898
Helena Kate Biggar sister 1895
Margaret Shanisa Biggar sister 1896
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Jessie Biggar wife
Jessie Biggar Gilbert wife 29th April 1910
Jessie Gilbert wife 29th April 1910
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1915-12-10 5'3"

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
GRO WAR DEATHS ARMY OTHER RANKS (1914 to1921) Transcription Graham2465
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Graham2465
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Graham2465
1790 US Census Transcription Graham2465
1790 US Census Transcription Graham2465
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Graham2465
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1

External Evidence

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Scottish National War Memorial Graham2465
Commonwealth War Grave Commission record Graham2465

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John & Jessie Biggar Graham2465
Army Form B.103 Casualty Form - Active Service Graham2465

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